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Rough Justice: Top five books of 2021

The world may go from bad to worse but the crime fiction scene just keeps getting stronger. My top five reflects this, including as it does a number of authors new to the field alongside some more established writers. 5 – Children of Chicago by…
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How to Betray Your Country

The second novel in English author James Wolfe’s Traitor trilogy examines a man’s mid-life crisis. August Drummond lost his mind somewhat after the death of his wife, and his career in the British secret service went up in smoke shortly afterwards. Adrift in the Middle…
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Beside the Syrian Sea

Written by James Wolff — Reading this debut feels like a stroll in a dangerous section of town. That’s probably how the protagonist in this espionage thriller feels too. Jonas is a former desk-job employee of MI6. His father, part of a church delegation visiting…
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